The IU has proposed a motion in the Senate to annul the sentence imposed on Blas Infante under the Franco regime and the fines imposed on his family after he was executed.
Once again the political parties in Andalucia cannot agree on joint celebrations to honour the ‘Founding Father’ of Andalucia, Blas Infante, so there will be several events taking place.
Vandals have defaced the statue of Blas Infante in Plaza de Andalucia, removing the gold-coloured spectacles and covering the plinth with graffiti.
The Government of Andalucia has announced that 2010 will be designated as the ‘Year of Blas Infante’ in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the birth of the man considered the father of Andalucian autonomy.
María Luisa Infante, eldest daughter of Blas Infante, regarded as the father of Andalucian autonomy, has died at her home in La Puebla del Río, Sevilla, at the age of 81 years.
Four people have been arrested in connection with the theft last year of 100 kilos of heroin and cocaine from the Police Headquarters in Blas Infante, Sevilla.